The South African golf industry, like so many others, has been hard hit by the Covid-19 Corona Virus pandemic that has resulted in a government-mandated country-wide lockdown. In this interview that was broadcast recently on RSG, GolfRSA CEO Grant Hepburn discusses some of the challenges faced by the golf industry in South Africa and the…

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CAPE TOWN, 13 April 2020 – In recognition of the extremely difficult circumstances facing the South African golf industry during the current Covid-19 crisis and country-wide lockdown, GolfRSA has taken measures to reduce costs. GolfRSA has cancelled a number of national events due to the ongoing Corona Virus crisis. Following internal discussions, the staff and…

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18 March 2020 – Never in a million years could Kaiyuree Moodley guess that one of her worst rounds would lay the groundwork for her biggest career achievement – winning the leading amateur honour in the 2020 Investec SA Women’s Open. Coming off a runner-up finish in the KwaZulu-Natal Championship at Durban Country Club, the…

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17 February 2020 – He called it possibly the best two-iron of his life, and it set up what turned out to be a decisive eagle for Sam Simpson as he went on to win the Proudfoot Trophy for topping the 36-hole stroke play qualifier for the match play stage of the Aon South African…

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17 February 2020 – Kaylah Williams hopes to emulate fellow Western Province golfer Sam Simpson when she bids for the number one spot in the Aon South African Women’s Amateur Championship, which tees off at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club on Tuesday. Simpson was the proud recipient of the prestigious Proudfoot Trophy for his three-shot…

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29 January 2020 – Paarl junior Jere Brits battled howling wind and lashing rain qualify for the Regional Final of the prestigious Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series with a play-off win at Oubaai Golf Club on Sunday, 26 January 2020. “It was raining cats and dogs so I carried extra towels to try and keep…

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11 January 2020 – There’s nothing quite like a bit of pressure to focus the mind, even if it is self-applied, as Christiaan Maas discovered en route to claiming the Nomads Order of Merit Inland 1 tournament by five shots over fellow GolfRSA National Squad member Cole Stevens at Benoni Country Club. Despite cruising down…

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Ayden Senger bounced back from the heartache of losing in a play-off at Clovelly last month to win his first Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series title of the season at Royal Cape Golf Club on Sunday 13 October 2019. By shooting a 2-under 70 in challenging conditions at Royal Cape, 18-year-old Ayden qualified for the…

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23 December 2019 – As we stare down the end of 2019, I’d like to take the opportunity to wish all our club golfers the happiest of Festive Seasons. For many, 2019 has been a year filled with difficult challenges and I do hope that you are able to take some time off over the…

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16 December 2019 – What started as one man’s dream to take the game to the people at grass-roots level has grown and blossomed and this year, the South African Golf Development Board proudly celebrates 20 years of growing golf in South Africa. “The South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) was founded by our patron,…

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11 October 2019 – Gauteng North routed Central Gauteng in a pressure packed final round on Friday to claim their first victory in the 14th South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial Tournament at King David Mowbray Golf Club. The Daisies powered their way past Southern Cape (9 – 3), Western Province (6.5 – 5.5), KwaZulu-Natal (9 –…

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12 October 2019 – Eastern Province not only won the promotion battle in the 14th South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial, but they did it in style – lifting the B-Section title with one round to spare and capping an unbeaten performance with a final round triumph at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Friday. Eastern Province…

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10 October 2019 – They didn’t quite hit the target they set for the team on day one, but the GolfRSA Proteas  were happy enough to kick off their All Africa Golf Team Championship title defence in Mauritius with a two-shot lead on Thursday. Jayden Schaper and Martin Vorster both carded one-over-par rounds of 73,…

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9 September 2019 – Two of South Africa’s brightest golf prospects – Caitlyn Macnab and Sam Simpson – fine-tuned their games for today’s start of the 19th Duke of York Young Champions, while HRH Prince Andrew kept an eye on the action in Monday’s practice round at Royal Portrush. The Duke of York was visiting…

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CAPE TOWN, 23 August 2019 – South Africa’s number one ranked Caitlyn Macnab will lead a youthful Protea team in the 2019 Astor Trophy at Royal Colwood Golf Club in Canada from 28 August to 1 September. The Serengeti golfer will line up alongside fellow GolfRSA Elite Squad members Kaylah Williams from Durbanville Golf Club,…

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GolfRSA is proud to announce a new golf tournament for affiliated club golfers around the country, featuring some priceless prizes for winners and lucky draw participants. Designed as a platform for golf clubs to engage with their members, the Cape of Good Hope Wine Series is a Betterball Stableford tournament that will enable winning pairs…

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8 April 2019 – South Africa’s top amateur male golfers will once again test their mettle on a demanding tour to the United Kingdom and Ireland as the GolfRSA National Squad seeks to emulate its successful 2018 trip. Last year’s squad bettered all expectations when they returned with three big international wins, a handful of…

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2 February 2019 – South Africa’s top ranked Wilco Nienaber and Ekurhuleni junior trio Jayden Schaper, Yurav Premlall and Casey Jarvis have signalled some serious intent for success on the upcoming South African Swing this February. Nienaber, whose breakout season in 2017 shot him to the number one spot of the Open Amateur Rankings, has…

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BENONI, 8 January 2019 – Ekurhuleni junior Jayden Schaper cemented his number one spot in the Junior Rankings with a two-shot victory in the Nomads National Order of Merit Inland on Tuesday. Schaper overhauled overnight leader Yurav Premlall with a brilliant four-under-par 68 at Benoni Country Club to triumph on 11-under-par 205. The Ebotse junior…

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Amateurs announced for new-look SA Open

The cream of South Africa’s amateur golfing crop will tee it up in the revamped 2019 South African Open Championship in December, looking to build on the positive results achieved in the 2018 tournament. In January this year Kyle McClatchie claimed the Freddie Tait Trophy after delivering a remarkably mature performance for rounds of 68,…

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